PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4873 - AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF BENITO SOLIVEN IN THE PROVINCE OF ISABELA
1. Barrios Melappia, San Carlos, Capoceran, Ara,
Guilingan, Danipa, Makindol, San Francisco, Gomez, Villaluz, New
Magsaysay, Dagupan, andbuen, Binogtongan, Nacalma, Sevillana and
Sinippit in the Municipality of San Mariano; the barrios of Lucban,
Yeban, Maluno and Balliao in the Municipality of Ilagan; and the
barrios of Placer, Santa Cruz, La Salette, San Francisco (now named
Santiago), and Punit in the Municipality of Naguilian, all in the
Province of Isabela, are hereby separated from said municipalities and
constituted into a distinct and independent municipality to be known as
the Municipality of Benito Soliven, same province.
The seat of government of the new municipality shall be in the present site of Barrio Melappia.
Sec. 2. The first mayor, vice-mayor and councilors of the new municipality shall be elected in the next general elections for local officials.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: May 18, 1967